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February 14, 2018 - 12:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican lawmakers lashed out Wednesday at Mercedes-Benz for apologizing in China for quoting Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in a social media post. Sen. Marco Rubio complained that many major companies "are increasingly prepared to toe Beijing's line." Rep. Chris...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018, file photo, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks about the tech sector during an industry conference, in Salt Lake City. Romney plans to announce his Utah Senate campaign Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Three people with direct knowledge of the plan say Romney will formally launch his campaign in a video. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
February 14, 2018 - 12:12 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will announce Thursday that he's running for the Utah Senate seat held by retiring Orrin Hatch, three people with direct knowledge of the plan confirmed Wednesday. The former Republican presidential candidate will release an online...
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February 14, 2018 - 12:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican lawmakers are lashing out at Mercedes-Benz for apologizing in China for quoting Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in a social media post. Sen. Marco Rubio complained that many companies "are increasingly prepared to toe Beijing's line." Rep. Chris Smith...
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February 12, 2018 - 8:20 am
MIAMI (AP) — A gay schoolteacher has been fired by a Miami Catholic school after marrying her same-sex partner in an apparent violation of church rules, church officials said. Archdiocese of Miami officials confirmed to the Miami Herald that first-grade teacher Jocelyn Morffi lost her job at Saints...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2008, file photo, pilgrims queue to visit the grotto at Lourdes, southwestern France. A French bishop on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, declared as a miracle the cure of a Roman Catholic nun who was an invalid for nearly four decades and recovered after making a pilgrimage to Lourdes. Bishop Jacques Benoit-Gonin of the Beauvais diocese north of Paris proclaimed the miracle 10 years after Bernadette Moriau, now 79, went to Lourdes. (AP Photo/Bob Edme, File)
February 11, 2018 - 4:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — A French bishop declared Sunday that the recovery a long-debilitated nun made after she visited the shrine in Lourdes was a miracle, the 70th event to be recognized as an act of divine intervention at the world-famous Catholic pilgrimage site. Beauvais Bishop Jacques Benoit-Gonin...
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February 11, 2018 - 1:28 pm
PARIS (AP) — A French bishop on Sunday declared as a miracle the cure of a Roman Catholic nun who was an invalid for nearly four decades and recovered after making a pilgrimage to Lourdes. It was the 70th miraculous recovery attributed to divine intervention in Lourdes. Bishop Jacques Benoit-Gonin...
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February 11, 2018 - 9:49 am
PARIS (AP) — A French bishop has declared as a miracle the cure of a Roman Catholic nun who was an invalid for nearly four decades and recovered after making a pilgrimage to Lourdes. It was the 70th miraculous recovery attributed to divine intervention in Lourdes. Bishop Jacque Benoit-Gonin of the...
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives a speech at the World Government Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
February 11, 2018 - 9:33 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi started the second day of his visit to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday by unveiling a model of the first Hindu temple that will be built in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi, a testament to the stronger ties that both countries...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, survivors and guests walk past the "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at the former Nazi German concentration camp on International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Oswiecim, Poland. An adviser to Poland’s president has said that Israel’s reaction to a law criminalizing some statements about Poland’s actions during World War II stems from a “feeling of shame at the passivity of the Jews during the Holocaust.” Andrzej Zybertowicz made the remark in an interview published Friday, Feb. 9 in the Polska-The Times newspaper. The law imposes prison terms of up to three years for falsely and intentionally attributing Nazi crimes to German-occupied Poland. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)
February 10, 2018 - 4:59 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An adviser to Poland's president says he thinks Israel's negative reaction to a law criminalizing some statements about Poland's actions during World War II stemmed from a "feeling of shame at the passivity of the Jews during the Holocaust." Andrzej Zybertowicz, a Nicolaus...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, survivors and guests walk past the "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at the former Nazi German concentration camp on International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Oswiecim, Poland. An adviser to Poland’s president has said that Israel’s reaction to a law criminalizing some statements about Poland’s actions during World War II stems from a “feeling of shame at the passivity of the Jews during the Holocaust.” Andrzej Zybertowicz made the remark in an interview published Friday, Feb. 9 in the Polska-The Times newspaper. The law imposes prison terms of up to three years for falsely and intentionally attributing Nazi crimes to German-occupied Poland. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)
February 10, 2018 - 1:28 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An adviser to Poland's president says he thinks Israel's negative reaction to a law criminalizing some statements about Poland's actions during World War II stemmed from a "feeling of shame at the passivity of the Jews during the Holocaust." Andrzej Zybertowicz, a Nicolaus...
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